Free Tool: 8.2.1: Strong Cryptography for Passwords


Verify that all authentication credentials are rendered unreadable during storage and transmission



 









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8.2.1: Strong Cryptography for Passwords   Verify that all authentication credentials are rendered unreadable during storage and transmission


An attacker can intercept unencrypted passwords during transmission using a network monitoring tool or read unencrypted passwords from disk in system configuration. This Action1 query checks security policy settings on each managed endpoint to verify that string cryptography is used for password storage and transmission and password are unreadable.

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8.2.1: Strong Cryptography for Passwords
 




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